At a time of great economic uncertainty, The Business of Higher Education looks at the pros and cons of colleges and universities taking a more business-like approach to fulfilling their missions. ac Presents 35 essays on topics ranging from academy-industry partnerships to rankings to sports revenues ac Includes nearly 50 tables and figures communicating important data and a range of additional illustrations ac 44 contributors represent the academic and business perspectivesThe University of Chicago worked to develop a better test in the 1950s and gave all undergraduates an exam with open-ended questions designed to assess the ... Similar taskbased assessments were piloted by the state of New Jersey in the 1970s and 1980s. ... They couldna#39;t compete with the massive economies of scale- driving tests scored by machines. ... a series of documents, synthesizing written and quantitative information, forming conclusions, and making recommendations.
|Title||:||The Business of Higher Education [3 volumes]|
|Author||:||John C. Knapp Ph.D., David J. Siegel|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2009-10-22|